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the pregnancy to that newspaper. >>> california labor leader cesar chavez was honored by president today. hundreds gathered in the town of keen where they planned the famous farm workers march. president obama painted a picture of a post war nation where most were thriving, but some were disenfranchised and invisible to the rest of the nation. >> no one seemed to care about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. bent down in the beating sun, living in poverty, cheated by growers, abandoned in old age, unable to demand even the most basic rights. but cesar cared. >> chavez, who died in 1993 is buried on the site where the monument was dedicated. today's action designates more than 100 acres of the property as a national monument. >>> how about this? a group of native american swimmers took the cold plunge today. they dove off alcatraz at about 7:00 this morning for 1.2 mile swim to the san francisco shore. the swim is part of a year-long program meant to encourage healthy eating and fitness among tribes nationwide. if that water was just 20 degrees warmer, that would be
is there to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. the property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and served as a planning and coordination center for chavez and his movement in the 1970s. afterward a dinner reception will be held for the president tonight in san francisco at the bill graham civic auditorium. john legend will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign policy at the virginia military institute where he is this morning. >>> new this morning. a major milestone in achievement for a bay area scientists. uc san francisco researcher shinya yam macha has won the nobel
several cars crashed blocking all lanes on southbound side of 101 at cesar ch chavez before 8:30. even a big rig was involved. a few moments ago chp re-opened two lanes. traffic is easing a bit. no far, no word on any injuries but it's still slow going. >>> also, happening now, the desperate search for a pilot and his plane. an faa spokesperson tells us a single engine plane took off from half moon bay just before 6:00 this morning headed en route to tucson, arizona. the pilot hasn't called, hasn't made it. his wife reported him missing. the plane is registered to a man in florida. we're going to continue to update the story as information comes available. >>> new details tonight on an emergency closed door meeting over a $4,500 tab at a houston strip club submitted by the fourth maritime director. not just any strip club but a known haven for drugs and prostitutes. thousands of stelldollars paid your funds, public funds, to entertain executives. we have more on the ships scandal. >> they passed a resolution, outside counsel to conduct an independent outside investigation of the allege
county to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. that property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and serves as planning and coordination centers for chavez and his movement from back in the 1970s. now, after that, the president will fly into san francisco for a major fund-raiser at the bill graham civic auditorium. there will be a concert featuring john legend and a dinner reception for all the supporters. that event sold out and we will be having a live report coming up on the president's visit during our 11:00 newscast. >>> right now let's get a check on that monday forecast. christina loren is here to tell us all about it. look at that. >> spaectacular. good morning to you at home. we have phenomenal sunrise pictures. let's show you foster city, that's san bruno. beautiful conditions all across the bay area actually courtesy of low clouds and rain showers coming down. we actually have rain clouds out there. there's a little activity from san francisco and around the san jose mountains. the mountains surrounding san jose. as we hea
is about -- it's a bio pick of cesar chavez's life. >> i look forward to that and all that you bring and you do such a great job in everything you do. america ferrera, thank you so much. good to have you here. >>> coming up next, young reporters talk about the race for the white house right after this. ♪ [ chuckles ] ♪ you're cute. ♪ [ door creaks, closes ] [ female announcer ] the protein effect. new special k protein cereal. with ten grams of protein and three grams of fiber... finally, a protein cereal to help keep you fuller longer. willpower. what will you gain when you lose? [ male announcer ] when you're sick, seems everyone and their brother has a home remedy to try. but walgreens knows that you need advice from an expert. that's why our pharmacists are specially trained to know just what you should take for your symptoms. they're here and ready to help before you try anything... too crazy. walgreens expert pharmacists have the answers you need, and they're all right here. at the corner of happy and healthy. and there's juicy chicken best foods is the secret to making p
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